Saturday 17 August 2013

Late news 16/08, Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 8 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Sandwich Tern + 1 juv, 5 Ringed Plover and 11 Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger photo)

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Late news 16/08, Pedny Vounder, Treen: 2 1W Mediterranean Gull, taking sandeels from the surface. (R Phillips)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 4 Greylag, 59 Canada Geese, 14 Mallard and 2 Little Grebe. (M Spicer)

Porthgwarra: 17 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 large shearwater sp, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 21 Storm Petrel, 5 Great Skua, 1 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Turnstone, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 8 Common Tern, 2 Commic Tern, flock of 13 mixed Common and Arctic Terns and 2 Chough also 2+ Sunfish from below the Coastguard Lookout between 07:00 and 17:00. (D Parker, M Elliott, M Ahmad, C Heard et al.)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Sandwich Tern off Penzance seafront. (I Flemming)

Pendennis Point: 70 Manx Shearwater (D Chaney)

Rame Head: 3 Great Shearwater and 4 Balearic Shearwater

Downderry: 1 juv Long-tailed Skua

Hannafore Point: 1 juv Long-tailed Skua and 1 Balearic Shearwater

Scillonian crossing: 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope and 20+ Storm Petrel

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